Green Peace of Mind Tip #13: 5 Tips for Choosing a Commercial Landscaping Company

Green Peace of Mind Tip #13: 5 Tips for Choosing a Commercial Landscaping Company

With all the commercial landscaping companies out there, how do you choose the right one in the Washington, DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia area? Don’t despair, we’ll help you weed through the good, the bad and the ugly so you can find the perfect landscape contractor for your property. Here are 5 tips for choosing a commercial landscaping company that is right for your property. 1. Be sure the contractor offers the services you require A common misconception is that all commercial landscapers offer basically the same services but this is not the…continue reading →
Green Peace of Mind Tip #3: Curb Appeal: Why it Matters for Property Managers and Business Owners

Green Peace of Mind Tip #3: Curb Appeal: Why it Matters for Property Managers and Business Owners

When trying to attract new residents, businesses or customers to your residential apartment complex or shopping center, curb appeal is something that should be top of mind. Many people think of it in regards to residential homes, as in, "oh that house is nice" from the street view. But property managers of commercial properties or apartment complexes should care as well. What is curb appeal? Curb appeal is what potential customers and clients see when they approach your business or complex, or your first impression. The better your curb appeal, the better initial…continue reading →
Green Peace of Mind Tip #5: Establishing a New Lawn or Renovating and Existing One: The big question is Sod vs. Seed?

Green Peace of Mind Tip #5: Establishing a New Lawn or Renovating and Existing One: The big question is Sod vs. Seed?

When planning out your landscape design and more specifically how to best create a lawn that will be lush, healthy and vibrant in all seasons and conditions, there are a few basic things to consider.   When Sod is Best If you're looking for instant gratification, sod is the only way to go. Sod is fully grown grass that comes in a roll or matt with about 1/2" of soil held in place with a mature turf root system. There are usually several varieties of sod available at your local sod farm. You should…continue reading →